• Sunday Mailbag- MAD Word Balloons?

    6 monthes ago - By Tom Richmond

    Q: I realize you draw your word balloons directly onto your art boards so you know where your art fits and how much space the word balloons will take up. Does MAD send you the blocks of type? Or do you take the script and break it down yourself? Do they tell you what dialogue goes in each panel - or do you have some leeway in how the story dialogue is broken down? And lastly, what font does MAD Magazine use in these parodies?
    A: The MAD staff does all the editing and production on the movie and TV parodies. They start by editing the script that is sent in by the writer. Once the script is...
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